It seems David W. Chapman Jr. wrote:
You guys are not overclocking are you ??
> I've recently seen the same problem on 4.2-stable, probably a early version
> of it, I go to make my kernel and it locks up for a few mins, then I get
> some ata error and then it says resetting devices and it all runs ok, it
> resets the ata devices during boot also.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ben Jackson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 2:28 PM
> Subject: Re: HDD Problem
> > > I've heard tell that there are problems with the VIA chipset and UDMA on
> > > FreeBSD. Is this true, and if so, what is the problem with?
> > >
> > > FreeBSD 4.2-STABLE #0: Fri Dec 8 01:52:44 EST 2000
> > > atapci0: <VIA 82C686 ATA66 controller> port 0xe000-0xe00f at device 7.1
> > > pci0
> > > ad0: 19546MB <FUJITSU MPF3204AT> [39714/16/63] at ata0-master UDMA66
> > Sounds similar to the problem I've had with the HPT controller on my
> > Abit BP6. If you look at the -stable archives from the last few days
> > you'll see some suggestions. I should really move this drive to one
> > of the ATA33 controllers since the drive itself only (??) does about
> > 30M/s sustained anyway.
> > atapci1: <HighPoint HPT366 ATA66 controller> port
> 0xd800-0xd8ff,0xd400-0xd403,0xd000-0xd007 irq 18 at device 19.0 on pci0
> > ata2: at 0xd000 on atapci1
> > ad4: 29311MB <Maxtor 53073U6> [59554/16/63] at ata2-master UDMA66
> > > The drive has enough space and I have 512MB RAM. If I hit the system
> > > lets say, rm -rf /usr/ports, the system locks up.
> > I have to hit mine harder. The more I upgrade FreeBSD, the more times
> > it successfully resets the devices after a read timeout, but eventually
> > it hangs while resetting. With 4.2 (or maybe it's softupdates) it
> > manages to save some of the errors in /var/log/messages.
> > No page faults. Haven't had a persistant kernel "page not present"
> > problem since FreeBSD 1.1.5. Also, my UDMA66 problem is happening
> > on a machine with ECC mem.
> > Another datapoint: my desktop machine (until yesterday running 3.4)
> > has an IBM disk in it which likes to spin down on its own, causing
> > timeouts on the first access afterwards. It's irritating (though not
> > enough that I've investigated jumpering it for always-on) but it has
> > never hung the system.
> > --Ben
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